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The Terrible Turmoil of Postwar Germany and the U.S. Constabulary

George F. Hofmann

in Through Mobility We Conquer: The Mechanization of U.S. Cavalry

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813124032
eISBN:
9780813134819
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813124032.003.0011
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter examines the situation of post-war Germany and the development of the U.S. Constabulary. It mentions the opinion of Brigadier General Albin F. Irzyk of the Fourth Armored Division of the ... More


Rejecting the Plan

Konrad H. Jarausch

in After Hitler: Recivilizing Germans, 1945-1995

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195127799
eISBN:
9780199869503
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195127799.003.03
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter treats the return of the market economy in post-war Germany, which contrasted to Nazi exploitation and Communist planning and led to the economic miracle.


The Mental Aftermath: The Mentality of German Physicists 1945-1949

Klaus Hentschel

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199205660
eISBN:
9780191709388
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199205660.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, History of Physics

This book identifies and discusses the puzzlingly uniform behaviour and mentality of German physicists in the immediate aftermath of World War II. During the first half-decade of the Allied ... More


Introduction

Jessica Reinisch

in The Perils of Peace: The Public Health Crisis in Occupied Germany

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199660797
eISBN:
9780191748295
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199660797.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter tells the story of the public health problem in post-war Germany and places it in its historical and historiographical context.


Postbellum Peacebuilding

Michael W. Doyle

in The Question of Intervention: John Stuart Mill and the Responsibility to Protect

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780300172638
eISBN:
9780300210781
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300172638.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

After surveying the relevant principles of international occupation law, the chapter explores the ethics of the jus post bellum, the standards for assuring that a peace will last after intervention. ... More


Self-Justification And The Guilt Issue

KLAUS HENTSCHEL

in The Mental Aftermath: The Mentality of German Physicists 1945-1949

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199205660
eISBN:
9780191709388
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199205660.003.0010
Subject:
Physics, History of Physics

This chapter explores the guilt issue and some justifications physicists put forward in defence of having collaborated with a criminal regime. An outline of the official degrees of complicity with ... More


Dodds and Educational Policy for a Defeated Germany

David Phillips

in Rediscovering E. R. Dodds: Scholarship, Education, Poetry, and the Paranormal

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2019
ISBN:
9780198777366
eISBN:
9780191823084
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198777366.003.0013
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter examines the work of E.R. Dodds during preparations for the post-war occupation of Germany. In 1940, Dodds joined Arnold Toynbee’s ‘Foreign Research and Press Service’, which had moved ... More


The parameters of patriotism

Anna Saunders

in Honecker’s Children: Youth and Patriotism in East(ern) Germany, 1979–2002

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719074110
eISBN:
9781781703014
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719074110.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines the specific parameters of patriotism in post-war Germany and the GDR's patriotic programme of the 1980s. It discusses how the state attempted to play off the evils of the ... More


Workaholism: “If We Want To Live, We Must Rebuild”

KLAUS HENTSCHEL

in The Mental Aftermath: The Mentality of German Physicists 1945-1949

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199205660
eISBN:
9780191709388
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199205660.003.0014
Subject:
Physics, History of Physics

Reconstruction was an all-pervasive and distinctive trait of post-war Germany. Compulsive working (workaholism) was one way to come to terms with the current hardship; it was also a means of blocking ... More


Biographical Interview with Ernst-Wolfgang Böckenförde [2011]

Mirjam Künkler and Tine Stein

in Constitutional and Political Theory: Selected Writings

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780198714965
eISBN:
9780191783135
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198714965.003.0022
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Public International Law

The chapter provides excerpts from an interview that historian Dieter Gosewinkel conducted with Böckenförde in 2009–10, covering Böckenförde’s personal and intellectual biography, his relationship to ... More


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